Our Partners

Monmouth-Independence Rotary participates in the Rotary International Student Exchange Program. Rotary funds deposited with MICF are designated for use as scholarships to send local students on foreign exchange adventures.

Monmouth Public Library funds deposited with MICF are devoted to initiate new programs, services and collections to enhance existing ones.

Friends of Monmouth Library support and publicize library activities for our community through fund-raising and volunteering our time.

Picture caption: Thanks to Susan Whitaker, our Vice President, and Carole Harding, Friends member and Library Board member, for helping out at last weekend’s Library anniversary. It was really appreciated.

The Monmouth Friends of the Library also have a fund with MICF. Their stated purpose is to support the Monmouth Public Library in its programs and collections.

 

The Independence Police Benevolence Funds

 

The Independence Police Benevolence Funds held on their behalf by MICF are used to support families and dependents of deceased or seriously ill or injured officers.

Independence Police Benevolence Fund

CHARITABLE PURPOSE:

1. The Independence Police Benevolence Fund was created in 2007 after an officer contracted a Lou Gehrig’s disease triggered by an on-duty incident.  The purpose of the fund is to provide financial support to an Independence Police Department employee and to their immediate family when the employee becomes critically sick, injured, or suffers a catastrophic event and their condition poses a financial hardship.

2. To provide scholarship funds to Independence Police employees for career enhancing police training or for partial scholarships to higher education classes that are needed for a degree program in law enforcement or leadership, or to offer partial   scholarships to children of Independence Police Department employees for tuition on   higher education classes required for a two or four-year degree program.

CREATION AND INTENT:

The Independence Police Benevolence Fund was created in 2007 after an officer contracted a fatal disease.  The purpose of the fund is to provide financial support to an Independence Police Department employee and to their immediate family when the employee becomes critically sick, injured, or suffers a catastrophic event and their condition poses a financial hardship.

In 2018 the fund also began providing college scholarships.

The Independence Police Benevolence Fund receives most of its funding through monthly contributions from Independence Police employees plus negotiated matching funds from the City.  Fundraising and private donations complete the income for the fund.

The Polk Historical Society has funds on deposit with MICF. They undertake the mission of preserving, for future generations, Polk County History.

The Independence Public Library devotes their funds held at MICF to programming, books, periodicals and technological equipment.

The mission of the Heritage Museum is to preserve and display the history and culture of the river town of Independence and Polk County through collections of artifacts, documents, and photographs and to make them available to the public by means of tours, programming and access to files and to work with other historical groups and community organizations.

Heritage Museum endowment and nonendowment funds at MICF support its role in preserving the history of Monmouth, Independence and Buena Vista and making collections available to the public.

112 S 3rd St, Independence, 503 838-4989, http://www.orheritage.org 

American Legion Post 33 Independence Or., supports veterans and the community and promotes the established youth programs of the American Legion.

The American Legion has had a fund with MICF for many years. The Legion supports a local organization of long-standing patriotic tradition and a history of work with youth.

The Gate Operations Endowment

The Gate is a network of people committed to creating a place for young people in this community. A safe place to be known as individuals, to be encouraged to grow and learn, and to encounter Christ’s love. The Gate Youth Association is a 501(c)(3), non-profit corporation whose mission is to demonstrate Christ’s love to the youth of our community through academic, social, and spiritual activities. Our hope is to bring youth into a relationship with Christians who can share their faith. Our vision is a community where future generations experience, follow, and serve Christ.

The Gate Youth Association is committed to creating a place for young people in the community. This is the primary purpose to which their funds at MICF will be dedicated.

The CHS Performing Arts organization is devoted to promoting and supporting the arts at Central High School. Fund-raising efforts by devoted volunteers made it possible for them to open a fund with MICF.

The American Legion has had a fund with MICF for many years. The Legion supports a local organization of long-standing patriotic tradition and a history of work with youth.

Monmouth Bi-Centennial

The Monmouth Bi-Centennial fund was established by one of the MICF founders. His goal was to deposit funds and have them grow to the point where the bicentennial celebration will be truly outstanding.

Community Fund

CHARITABLE PURPOSE: TO PROVIDE FUNDS FOR SUPPORT OF VARIOUS COMMUNITY PROJECTS

CREATION AND INTENT:

The Community Fund was created in November of 2018. This fund was established to allow support for any community project that meets the Purpose and the Mission of the Monmouth Independence Community Foundation mission.
On November 10, 2018 the Monmouth Independence Community Foundation Board of Directors voted to create the Community Fund through the transfer of $5,000 from the MICF Unrestricted Fund.

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